North Country Brewery: There’s no Place like Gnome

North Country Brewing Co. is where Bilbo Baggins would hang out on a Saturday night. It screams whimsical creativity inside and out, with its ambiance, handcrafted beer and food.
The building itself has been around since the early 1800s and has served the people of Slippery Rock, PA as an inn, county morgue and now a [...]

North Country Brewing Co. is where Bilbo Baggins would hang out on a Saturday night. It screams whimsical creativity inside and out, with its ambiance, handcrafted beer and food.

The building itself has been around since the early 1800s and has served the people of Slippery Rock, PA as an inn, county morgue and now a microbrewery / restaurant.

Owners, Bob and Jodi McCafferty began renovating the old storefront (mostly with recycled wood) in 1998 and to this day it continues to evolve, quite literally taking on a life of its own. Throughout the entire facility, you can find hidden faces, gnomes, fairies and even a very hard to find howling dog secretly carved into the woodwork.

The North Country philosophy of “a little earth” is evident within every aspect of the place from environmentally conscious brewing practices to the “Polish the Rock” initiative started by Bob McCafferty to keep Slippery Rock clean.

North Country plans on expanding the brewery and even making their beer available in cans soon. We can’t wait. Words cannot do this place justice. We took some great shots of the brewery/restaurant, but in order to get the full experience, you have to just check it out for yourself. Click here for more information.

Recommended Handcrafted Beer:

Station 33 Firehouse Red…$3.50/pint
This is a rich, malty, ruby-colored ale with a smooth finish.

*5% of total sales will be donated to the Slippery Rock Fire Department.

Recommended Food:

The Leroy Brown Angus…$8.49, Elk…$10.99, Farm-to-Fork…$9.49
Your choice of half pound burger topped off with homemade BBQ sauce, sugar-glazed peppercorn bacon & cheddar cheese, crowned with crispy onions.

North Country Brewing Co.
141 S. Main Street
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

(724) 794-BEER

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